To be admitted to any non-master's Certification-Only program, a candidate must fulfill each of the following requirements:
Degree: Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university
GPA: Cumulative grade point average of at least a 2.5
Exams: Submit passing scores for one of the following:
- All sections of the Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators:Reading, Writing, and Mathematics (Passing Scores: 5712 Reading ( > 156); 5722 Writing ( > 162); 5732 Math ( > 150))
- ACT Composite score 22 or higher
- SAT score of 1030 or higher
In addition to the scores list above, students must submit passing scores on the Praxis Health & Physical Education: Content Knowledge (5857); Passing Score: ( > 160)
Resume: One-page summary of educational and work experiences
Philosophy: One-page essay outlining your reasons for and commitment to teaching
Course Requirements: 15 credits in HLTH/KNES approved courses required prior to program entry
Please call the Office of Student Services at 337-482-6681 to schedule an appointment to have your transcripts and Praxis scores evaluated. *EDCI 450 and READ 410 provide 80 hours of "Classroom Readiness" and must be completed prior to official acceptance into this program.
Learn more about the course requirements for the Health & Physical Education Gr K-12, P.B.C.